Famous People Who Died In 1626

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1626. This list includes people like Francis Bacon, John Dowland, Willebrord Snell, Nurhaci, Edward Alleyn and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, political leaders, playwrights and astronomers who died in 1626. This list includes people from England, Netherlands and many more countries.

Francis BaconFrancis Bacon
British
Philosopher
John DowlandJohn Dowland
British
Singer, Lutenist and Composer

Willebrord SnellWillebrord Snell
Dutch
Astronomer & Mathematician

NurhaciNurhaci
Chinese
General

Edward AlleynEdward Alleyn
British
Actor

Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of SuffolkThomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk
British
English commander
Lancelot AndrewesLancelot Andrewes
British
priest, translator, theologian, Bible translator

Samuel PurchasSamuel Purchas
British
Author

Edmund GunterEdmund Gunter
British
Mathematician
Samuel ArgallSamuel Argall
British
Adventurer

Ernst von MansfeldErnst von Mansfeld
German
General
Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of LeicesterRobert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester
British
Statesman

John Davies (poet)John Davies (poet)
British
Poet

Théophile de ViauThéophile de Viau
French
Poet

Christian the Younger of BrunswickChristian the Younger of Brunswick
German
Military commander

Paul BrilPaul Bril
Dutch
Painter
William RowleyWilliam Rowley
British
Dramatist

Adriaen de VriesAdriaen de Vries
Dutch
Sculptor

John DaviesJohn Davies
British
English poet and writing master

Cyril TourneurCyril Tourneur
British
Soldier
Salomon de BrosseSalomon de Brosse
French
Architect

François de Bonne, Duke of LesdiguièresFrançois de Bonne, Duke of Lesdiguières
French
Soldier
Nicholas BretonNicholas Breton
British
Poet

NurhachiNurhachi
Chinese
Emperor

James SempillJames Sempill
Scottish
Poet
Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, count de GondomarDiego Sarmiento de Acuña, count de Gondomar
Spanish
Spanish diplomat and ambassador

Niall Garvach O'DonnellNiall Garvach O'Donnell
Irish
Chieftain
William Cavendish, 1st earl of DevonshireWilliam Cavendish, 1st earl of Devonshire
British
Politician